DOI: 10.5348/101443z01yc2024cr ISSN: 0976-3198

An unusual case of bowel obstruction secondary to endometriosis

Yi-Che (Albert) Chen, TY Chuang, J Chen, JY Cheong
  • General Medicine

Introduction: Endometriosis is a common disease of women of childbearing age. It can affect the intestines in a portion of patients, although it is generally asymptomatic. Case Report: Here we present an unusual case of a large bowel obstruction due to intestinal endometriosis. Conclusion: In the absence of signs or risk factors for colorectal malignancy, endometriosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis for large bowel obstructions occurring in women of fertile age.

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